Remembering Corporal Aaron Peter Roepke

In this upcoming Memorial Day, the staff of The California Wrestler will like to remember some of our wrestling brothers who lost their lives while serving our great nation. CPL Aaron Peter Roepke of the United States Marine Corps, lost his life on Monday, Feb.17, 2003, While Stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Roepke died in a […]

Team California Goes 4-0 at Americas Wrestling Cup

Pictures courtesy of Buchanan Wrestling Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – It looks like the 8th Annual Americas Wrestling Cup might be returning to the Golden State after today’s outstanding performance by team California. Team California is made up of All-Star wrestlers from two-time CIF state champions Buchanan, Sac-Joaquin Section power Oakdale, and a couple of exceptional […]

Seven California Wrestlers to Compete at NHSCA Duals

Photos courtesy of John Sachs (Tech-Fall) Virginia Beach, Virginia. – Many of the top scholastic wrestlers in the country will assemble at the Virginia Beach Convention Center during Memorial Day holiday weekend to determine who is the best club/state team in the nation. Seven outstanding wrestlers from California were invited to take part in the […]

Getting to know Isaiah Martin of Garces Memorial

  When we speak about great athletes from the Sierra-Sequoia Valley Division in the Central Section, we usually mention wrestlers from Selma, Dinuba, Exeter, Wasco, or Washington Union. However, an individual that is making waves in the valley is Junior Isaiah Martin of Garces Memorial. A three-year starter for the Rams, Martin made history this […]

2017 Womens Nationals Tournament – All-Americans

  Merijah Morales of Team Selma Congratulations to all competitors that achieved All-American honors at the 2017 Women’s Nationals tournament. The UWW Junior portion of the tournament will begin tomorrow morning. UWW Cadet Division All-Americans 40 KG – Crystal Betanzo of Coastside Grapplers Wrestling – 2nd place 43 KG – Pauline Granados of IE Wrestling Club – […]